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Black & Veatch Project Controls Manager (Virtual) in Des Moines, Iowa

Project Controls Manager (Virtual)

Date: Nov 29, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 90964

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Manager/Specialist position assigned to either a role in Project Controls, Project Controls Manager, Regional Office Project Controls Lead or a combination.This position has supervisory/lead responsibility over a group of project controls personnel or functions as a technical specialist who develops advanced concepts. Supervises work of others.Responsible for overall performance management.May be responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.


Key Responsibilities

Manages a diverse team of professionals and able to achieve successful results/or is able to function as a technical specialist developing advanced concepts. May be responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of others.

PJC Management:

  • Leads project controls team on the most complex and highest risk projects.

  • Is an integral part of the management team for project success.

  • Collaborates with the project management leadership team to ensure project success.

  • Identifies improvements to processes.

  • Leads in developing staff capabilities.

Regional Office/Group Managing:

  • Leads regional office project controls to support project execution.

  • Leads in project controls efforts to support capturing new work.

  • Anticipates resource requirements to ensure adequate resources are available.

  • Leads project controls process and systems development if needed.

PJC Specialist:

  • Recognized as an expert in a project controls specialist area.

  • Develop tools, systems & processes to optimize effectiveness.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Master's degree or local equivalent in Engineering or Construction Management. Experience serving in a Leadership role for a medium- to large-sized EPC project in both Home Office and Field preferred.Prefer certificate from either PMI or AACE.

Minimum Qualifications

Four-year Bachelor's degree with ten or more years of relevant Cost Control of Planning & Scheduling experience OR no four-year Bachelor's degree required with twelve years or more of relevant Cost Control or Planning & Scheduling experience in Home Office or Field Office.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Prefercertificate from either PMI or AACE.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. Domestic or International travel may be required.Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing, writing, reaching, climbing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, walking and standing for extended periods of time.


Business insight

Organizational savvy

Global perspective

Strategic mindset

Attracts top talent

Salary Plan

PJC: Project Control

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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